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Beurre Clairgeau

A good dual purpose variety but needing a warm location.

Origin: France, 1830

Pollination: Beurre Clairgeau is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Beurre Clairgeau pear trees for sale

1-year maiden trees

These are the most versatile choice for home orchards, community fruit tree projects, and for training on in any form you require.

MaidenQuince ASemi-dwarfing £24.50

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

History and description of Beurre Clairgeau

Beurre Clairgeau pear was raised by Pierre Clairgeau, Nantes, France c 1830.

Large Conical fruit. Rough brownish yellow skin with orange-red flush and some brown russetting. Firm, white, granular flesh. Good sweet, musky flavour but needing a good summer to develop fully. Best grown in a warm sheltered position. Good for cooking.

Compact, upright, hardy, tree. Heavy and reliably cropper.

Characteristics of Beurre Clairgeau pear trees

UseDual Cul & Des
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeLate Sep
Season of useOct-Nov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright
Suitable forHardy
Pollination date17
Pollination groupC
PollinatorsPollination partners